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Wig & Pen

) #87 of 109 Restaurants in Truro $$ - $$$ , British,
1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
+44 1872 273028
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“gammon” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
“nice service” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

On first entering the restaurant, which was being run by two young girls, I asked for a White Zinfandel wine. The staff member I spoke to gave me a puzzled look and said "I don't know that one". She handed me a wine list and...More

3  Thank Bob E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In search of sustenance (and drink!) we found this pub. Amongst the menu we found "Build your own burger" for £10- burger or chicken or halloumi or wild mushroom & hazelnut + topping + dip/sauce + side = bargain! Not just the typical bacon, cheese...More

Thank Megan C
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Megan C, Thank you very much for your kind review! Our burgers are very popular and we're so pleased you gave us a go and tried them. We hope we will see you again very soon!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Submitted a review in May and after speaking to Jennifer, the landlady, she explained the mistake in overcharging due to new staff and I accept her explanation, she has tightened up training routines accordingly it is my judgement to say exactly how it was as...More

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 1 June 2017

very nice service in the resteurant close form centre city very quietly in the resteurant and outside

Thank 899tiger
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Food , service and entire atmosphere here is excellent. Its great food and great service . The portions are real mansize .... LOVE IT 😊😊😊😊

Thank myles w
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

FISH AND CHIPS - Over cooked fish which had been deep fried from frozen. Not a fish flake to be had. Considering the location of the Wig & Pen in Truro, Cornwall, a fresh local catch would not have been difficult to source. GAMMON -...More

1  Thank Yellow Belly J J
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hello Yellow Belly, We are all very disappointed with your review. All of our food is made fresh to order and delivered fresh daily so I am not sure why you have made these assumptions about our food sourcing and cooking techniques. We clearly state...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very familiar with this pub as we used to work close by and always found it pleasant and food not spectacular but not unpleasant. Got a total shock when I called in recently for some lunch and was charged £6-55 for a pint and a...More

1  Thank Derek P
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hello Derek P, I feel there may be some serious confusion here as absolutely none of our draught prices (Ale/Lager/Cider) come to £6.55 (or even near that price!) for a pint and a half 'straight' or as a cheaper Shandy. Could you please give us...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends and had a very nice meal. Almost all of us had burgers but they are customisable so we all had something different. The hot sauce is very hot but if you like spicy food, give it a go! It...More

Thank eh999
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my partner this evening, the food was amazing. Presented really nicely. Tasted great. The menu had a great selection of traditional and more adventurous meals. Got to try something I had never had before and I loved it. The staff were very welcoming...More

1  Thank lee687gilbert
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink... ended up staying for meal.. Nice atmosphere.. nice meal. Bar was quite busy but received meal quite quickly.

Thank karlver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 17
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 273028
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